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CFTR Intron 8 Poly-T Analysis
83891, 83898, 83909, 83912, 83914 or 81224*
*The 2012 AMA CPT codebook contains Tier 1 and Tier 2 Molecular Pathology Procedures as well as Molecular Pathology Procedures to be coded by procedure rather than analyte. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed.
**For New York patient testing, use test code 14700X**
5 mL whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Whole blood collected in: ACD solution A or B (yellow-top), EDTA (royal blue-top) or sodium heparin (green-top) tube
Normal phlebotomy procedure. Specimen stability is crucial. Store and ship room temperature immediately. Do not freeze.
Room temperature: 8 days
Refrigerated: 8 days
Oligonucleotide Ligation Assay • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
The performance characteristics of this assay have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. Performance characteristics refer to the analytical performance of the test.
This test is performed pursuant to a license agreement with Celera Diagnostics.
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130
Set up: Tues, Fri; Report Available: 7-11 days
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Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
(The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.)
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